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Canada's hitch-hiking robot (© REUTERS/Paul Darrow)
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The plucky robot above, named hitchBOT, is on a 6,000-kilometre (3,728-mile) journey across Canada. He is part of a social experiment to see if drivers will pick up and drop off the robot in one piece to an art gallery in Victoria, British Columbia.

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